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Davis, Brett R.; Brusseau, Timothy A.; Hannon, James C. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2013
This article addresses the importance of clearly defining tennis terms and explaining the reasons behind certain techniques so that students will learn and apply the material taught and enjoy the game more fully. (Contains 4 figures.)
Descriptors: Racquet Sports, Vocabulary, Skill Development, Definitions
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Allen, Jane A.; Davis, Kevin C.; Duke, Jennifer C.; Nonnemaker, James M.; Bradfield, Brian R.; Farrelly, Matthew C.; Novak, Scott P.; Zarkin, Gary A. – Health Education Research, 2016
This study examines the relationship between self-reports of being high on marijuana and perceptions about driving high or drunk. Data were collected in 2014 from an online convenience sample of adult, past 30-day marijuana and hashish users in Colorado and Washington (n = 865). Respondents were asked, "Were you high or feeling the effects of…
Descriptors: Adults, Marijuana, Drug Abuse, Surveys
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Robinson-Morral, Erika J.; Reiter-Palmon, Roni; Kaufman, James C. – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2013
Over the years, researchers have focused on ways to facilitate creativity in the workplace by looking at individual factors and organizational factors that affect employee creativity (Woodman, Sawyer, & Griffin, [Woodman, R.W., 1993]). In many cases, the factors that affect creativity are examined independently. In other words, it is uncommon…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Work Environment, Creativity, Problem Solving
Baumann, James A., Ed. – Association of College and University Housing Officers - International, 2012
The "Talking Stick" is published bimonthly, six times a year in January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August, September/October, and November/December by the Association of College and University Housing Officers-International. Each issue is divided into three sections: Features, Columns, and Departments. These sections contain…
Descriptors: Dormitories, College Housing, Educational Facilities Design, Educational History
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Miller, Amanda C.; Davis, Nicole; Gilbert, Jennifer K.; Cho, Sun-Joo; Toste, Jessica R.; Street, James; Cutting, Laurie E. – Learning Disabilities Research & Practice, 2014
Reading comprehension is influenced by sources of variance associated with the reader and the task. To gain insight into the complex interplay of multiple sources of influence, we employed crossed random-effects item response models. These models allowed us to simultaneously examine the degree to which variables related to the type of passage and…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Skills, Student Characteristics, Reading Fluency
Luiselli, James K., Ed. – Oxford University Press, 2014
Through contributions from top leaders in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), "Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder" examines the ASD research literature, discusses procedural implications, and makes recommendations for future practice and inquiry. It combines the most recent developments in established practices with newer and…
Descriptors: Children, Youth, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Laker, Jason A., Ed.; Davis, Tracy, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
"Masculinities in Higher Education" provides empirical evidence, theoretical support, and developmental interventions for educators working with college men both in and out of the classroom. The critical philosophical perspective of the text challenges the status-quo and offers theoretically sound educational strategies to successfully promote…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Strategies, Role Conflict, Males
Levinson, Meira, Ed.; Fay, Jacob, Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2019
Teaching in a democracy is challenging and filled with dilemmas that have no easy answers. For example, how do educators meet their responsibilities of teaching civic norms and dispositions while remaining nonpartisan? "Democratic Discord in Schools" features eight normative cases of complex dilemmas drawn from real events designed to…
Descriptors: Democracy, Citizenship Education, Problem Solving, Cooperation
Mayrath, Michael C., Ed.; Clarke-Midura, Jody, Ed.; Robinson, Daniel H., Ed.; Schraw, Gregory, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2012
Creative problem solving, collaboration, and technology fluency are core skills requisite of any nation's workforce that strives to be competitive in the 21st Century. Teaching these types of skills is an economic imperative, and assessment is a fundamental component of any pedagogical program. Yet, measurement of these skills is complex due to…
Descriptors: Expertise, Evidence, Integrated Curriculum, Educational Psychology
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Smyth, Lynnette S.; Davis, James R.; Kroncke, Charles O. – Journal of Education for Business, 2009
Today's college students are entering the workplace at a time when ethical issues are under greater scrutiny. Thus, the authors examined students' perceptions of varying ethical situations, sampling 786 college students at 3 institutions (1 public, 1 Baptist affiliated, 1 Catholic affiliated). The authors used an anonymous survey and statistically…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Ethics, Business
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Madden, David J.; Spaniol, Julia; Costello, Matthew C.; Bucur, Barbara; White, Leonard E.; Cabeza, Roberto; Davis, Simon W.; Dennis, Nancy A.; Provenzale, James M.; Huettel, Scott A. – Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 2009
Previous research has established that age-related decline occurs in measures of cerebral white matter integrity, but the role of this decline in age-related cognitive changes is not clear. To conclude that white matter integrity has a mediating (causal) contribution, it is necessary to demonstrate that statistical control of the white…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Reaction Time, Age Differences, Brain
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Alderman, C. Wayne; Thompson, James H. – Journal of Education for Business, 1986
This article focuses on audit risk by examining it in terms of its components: inherent risk, control risk, and detection risk. Discusses applying audit risk, a definition of audit risk, and components of audit risk. (CT)
Descriptors: Business Education, Finance Occupations, Higher Education, Logic
Fisher, Wayne W., Ed.; Piazza, Cathleen C., Ed.; Roane, Henry S., Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2011
Describing the state of the science of ABA, this comprehensive handbook provides detailed information about theory, research, and intervention. The contributors are leading ABA authorities who present current best practices in behavioral assessment and demonstrate evidence-based strategies for supporting positive behaviors and reducing problem…
Descriptors: Verbal Stimuli, Substance Abuse, Early Reading, Autism
Robinson, Sharon P., Ed.; Brown, M. Christopher, II, Ed. – Peter Lang New York, 2007
Even before the 2005 "Disaster in the Delta"--as the devastation and loss wrought by the category-three hurricane known as Katrina came to be known--statistics emerged about the aggressive educational neglect of Louisiana's African American schoolchildren. The harrowing data about the inadequacies being as racialized as the distribution…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Change, Urban Schools, Educational Policy
Kaufman, Scott Barry, Ed. – Oxford University Press, 2018
In an educational system founded on rigid standards and categories, students who demonstrate a very specific manifestation of intelligence flourish, while those who deviate tend to fall between the cracks. Too often, talents and interests that do not align with classroom conventions are left unrecognized and unexplored in children with…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Gifted Disabled, Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia
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